Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-273520

Description

Partial roll of textile pattern wallpaper once part of the stock of Boston retailer A. H. Davenport. Paper is embossed with low-relief pattern to enhance textile appearance. Floral and foliate tapestry pattern that success imitates woven textile. Paper is embossed with low-relief pattern to enhance woven appearance. Block-printed in gray-blue and metallic gold on dark gray ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Maker

A.H. Davenport (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

41 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.143

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

unused

Ground Color

Grey

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Use

Tapestry

Paper Finish

Embossed

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

floral
foliate
tapestry
textile

Period/Style

Textile